Judge Gives Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell Slap On The Wrist In Felony Case

U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer sentenced former Virginia First Lady, Maureen McDonnell, to just 12 months plus one day in prison.

US Probation Office Recommends Ten Years In Prison For GOP Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell

The U.S. probation office recommends that former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell spend at least ten years in prison.

Republican Leader Faces 20 Years In Jail As He’s Indicted On 23 Felony Corruption Charges

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was indicted by a grand jury on 23 separate felony corruption charges Monday. The Republican leader was booked on the charges Monday afternoon and his trial is scheduled to start October 27th.

Bob McDonnell Showed Us The Meaning of Conservative Family Values Depends On The Circumstances

Since a Virginia jury convicted Bob and Maureen McDonnell on multiple corruption charges, many commented on the message the verdict sent to corrupt politicians.

With Midterms Two Months Away, Fox News Catches Benghazi Fever Again And Ramps Up The Crazy

With the 2014 midterm elections fast approaching and Republicans hoping to take over the Senate this November, Fox News has decided to once again focus its attentions on the right-wing's favorite conspiracy -- Benghazi.

Jury Drops The Hammer On Republican Bob McDonnell As Ex-Governor Guilty On 11 Counts

On Thursday, former Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, was found guilty of eleven counts of corruption. The Republican ex-governor, who left his office in disgrace less than a year go, faces decades of prison time, though he will likely not spend a long period of time behind bars.

Bob McDonnell Throws His Wife Under The Bus So He Can Fight Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were arraigned this morning in federal court on 14 counts stemming from the acceptance of illegal gifts and obstruction.

Special Election Victory By Democrat Jennifer Wexton Completes GOP Collapse in Virginia

In a battle to determine party control of the VA Senate, Jennifer Wexton (D) coasted to a resounding 53-37 victory over John Whitbeck (R).

Democrats Win a Few Big Races at the Expense of the Tea Party

Tuesday's election results included two big-city mayors and a Democrat displacing a wacky Republican in the Virginia governor's office.

The New Republican Class War: State Tax Hikes on the Poor to Fund Tax Cuts for the Rich

The new front in the Republicans class war is just getting underway as governors are proposing new tax schemes that raise taxes on the poor to fund tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.

Republicans Scramble to Make Horses and Bayonets Work for Them

Mitt Romney stepped into a hornet's nest last night full of horses and bayonets and the Republican effort to extricate him is frantic

The Unlikeables: GOP Convention to Feature America’s Most Disliked Politicians

The 2012 GOP convention will be headlined by the least popular nominee in 28 years, but the RNC is also filling their speaking slots with many more unpopular Republicans.